Scott County is currently experiencing dangerous wildfire conditions and has been placed under a red flag warning. Accordingly, a burn ban is in effect for Scott County effective 2/15/2022 - 2/22/2022.

To stay up to date on current burn bans, you can always check the Mississippi Forestry Commission website: Outdoor Burn Bans | Mississippi Forestry Commission (

Garbage pick up dates will be affected the week of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Pick up will be delayed by 1 day, as follows:

Monday -> Tuesday

Tuesday -> Wednesday

Wednesday -> Thursday

Thursday -> Friday

Friday -> Saturday

Pick up the following week will resume on the normal schedule.

Christmas and New Year’s Day will not interfere with normal trash collection schedules as the holidays fall on Saturday this holiday season.

As part of Scott County’s improved residential solid waste collection program, trash cans are being delivered to residents. If you have not received a trash can at this time, please contact our office so we can have you included in supplemental distribution rounds. The use of these trash cans will be required for continued solid waste collection going forward.